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traditional and xenophobic society in remote rural villages with only landlocked mountainous environment with a population density very low the connectivity is almost nonexistent. if you look to the future of the plan at what will happen after afghanistan is over and we move to the next round of conflict you will find that is not it at all but much more on the urban coastal and very highly connected environment. we will do a lot of the same things we have done. 80% of conflict is and always has been a regular in nature one of the main combatants is almost the non armed group more precisely with u.s. military history there is a specific repeated patent that we do a barge scale operation about once every 20 or 25 years also the size of kosovo about every five or 10 years and that pattern goes right back to the middle of the 19th century and it is completely independent of policy makers preferences. somebody say to the president say we would get out of this business? he is the seventh president to say the same statement over 80 years and there is no effect whether he wants to do it or not o
, and they'll provide the same benefit to the environment as over 60,000 trees. that's a trend we can all get behind. lou: you remember the "cash for clunkers" stimulus program, a new report on that program, shows that was a lemon according to brookings instruction, the program approved in 2009, did very little to help the environment. it cut gas consum contion by at, what we consume in 8 days, and cost for job created, came in at staggering $1.4 million per job. turning to the food stamp program, nearly 48 million americans who receive food stamps are set to see a cut in their benefits beginning tomorrow. those cuts amount to 6% of $ 80 billion damage, that means a family of 4 will receive abouts there are lik$36 less each mont. >> our next guest has been a combat surgeon who served in iraq, his constituent in ohio till him either their insurance rating are going higher or their policies are being canceled, contrary to what the had the is saying, joining us congressman brad wenstrup. he also serves on the house armied services committee, congressman great to have you with us, one of the impa
're exposed to in their environment. this is sometimes called the gene environment model of disease which in theory is a good thing, but in practice it seems as though it is almost always genes that are privileged whether explanatory power and the sabbath and a couple ways that i talk about. first is that genomics introduces a different spatial dimension to risk. moving from environmental context of the body to the body itself. it also introduces secondly a different temporal dimension into force of the genetic test contesting someone's -- someone for -- directing attention away from a person's history or future of exposures. the spatial and temporal dimensions of environmental genomics together cast mutations as privileged site of knowledge, casting doubt on the necessity of understanding the histories of embodied experience of the natural and social environment, or the need to focus on the public exposure regardless of whether or not the exact real-time biological effects can be ascertained. environmental genomics assumes that pollution is an inevitable feature of modern life, a natural
environment might not be normal midterm environment at all and every member of coping, democrat, republican needs to watch out because running on anti-washington platform could be a big winner no matter who the incumbent is, no matter who the challenger is. >> if you add up the numbers, there are more republicans holding seats right now. so technically that could be more troublesome for republicans. chris. >> i would add, andrea, i think we always focus on the general election because that's what we're talking about, the battle for control and the majority. but mark has got it exactly right. i would say if you're an incumbent, saichl safely democratic or republican seat, if you're an incumbent and someone marginally credible files against you, you need to pay much more attention if these poll numbers are to be believed and i think they are because we've seen lots of data like this. you need to pay more attention. being in washington is already essentially grounds for firing at this point in the eyes of many voters. i think yes the general election, many primaries, a busy primary season if t
replanted has to adjust to its new environment. that weakens the plants. it is called planting shock. it depends how big the shock is. when it goes into the ground weekend, the likelihood it will survive the shock is even lower. the ground is too tough, uneven, and full of rocks and roots. no easy job for the beginners. i evening, 150 saplings are left unplanted. evening, one hundred 50 saplings are left unplanted. the kitchen crew is waiting. all organic. here another four days after their good deed for the forest. [soft exotic flute music] ♪ captioning and audio description provided by the u.s. department of education. >> bokara: i'm bokara legendre. join me and my guests--scholars and scientists, spiritual teachers and philosophers-- as we explore the boundaries of religion and metaphysics, of science and spirituality. join me and some really fascinating people as we try to figure out what life's all about and how it can have meaning for each one of us.
threat that maybe should have looked at the entire environment in libya to make the analysis for what was or not a threat. that has created changes at the state department where there is a clear line not only of authority, but a person for high risk, high threat posts that directly has a lot of power going directly to the undersecretary of state. the undersecretary of state, wendy sherman, is intimately involved in this process. that's one step away from the secretary. so the experiences of benghazi have ultimately created a new order that will, i hope, both in terms of the analysis of intelligence, looking at intelligence in a different way, and having a clear line of communication that can be used expeditiously, will ultimately meet our challenges in a challenging global environment where terrorism is a constant threat. one of the things we need to do is to pass the embassy security bill that has elements of this that passed through the committee on a bipartisan basis. we need to get that passed in the senate as well. >> senator bob menendez, democrat of new jersey, you just got a n
for assuring a permissive environment for our inspectors do the work. they have done that. and in these cases where the two sites we did not visit, that is the kind of negotiation that the un mission in damascus does as part of this joint mission with the opcw. >> michael. thank you for joining us. congratulations by the way on the nobel. >> thank you very much. >>> a senate taking a closer look at the situation in syria. he talked to lawmakers about the state of the regime and opposition. >> the regime is suffering serious manpower shortages, for that reason it has brought in foreign fighters from hezbollah, and even iraqi shiite militia men. the opposition that we support is fighting on two fronts both against the regime and extremists directly linked to al-qaeda and iraq. >> ambassador ford also testifying about how the u.s. can best support the syrian revolution, he said it will wear on. >>> iraqi's superintendent making his first visit to washington in a couple of years, and he is asking for help. mike viqueira joins us live from washington. mike the prime minister speaking at the u.s. i
, a safe haven, and environment, and more capabilities. it will be harder for them to ix the problems that they will be causing. facing terror is not only about military force. of coarse, military force is important. security forces are at the forefront of this. the developing of capabilities. destroying all this is necessary, but not enough. we need a sound structure. this allows for al qaeda errorist to develop. e are working on containing al qaeda any rack by enhancing social peace and finding onstitutional solutions to problems. of course we have problems in iraq. it is a new democracy. democracies are still facing problems. these problems are under control through the constitution. we may get angry, but eventually we reach a solution that is constitutional and that is adaptable. this is what you always see. you will hear voices, angry, differences. eventually we reach an agreement. internally, as we are preparing o fight terror at the military level, getting weapons, buying intelligence area did we are working on having harmony. you may ask who are you kidding? some of the ones k
are in the national security environment here in the u.s., if you work at dod, at the cia, when you get up in the morning, the primary thing you're thinking about is whether or not there's going to be a terrorist attack and what you can do that day to prevent it. it is dominating aspect of our national security policy as well it should be. for all the challenges we have for trying to work the relationships with russia, with china, the asia pivot, latin america and elsewhere, the number one thing on our minds is protecting this country, and the number one threat to that is terrorists, al-qaeda and their various offshoots. so we have to fight that war. you know, and one of the best ways to fight that war is, basically, to get them before they get us. and that involves military action of one with kind or another. now, the second thing that we've been trying to accomplish both president bush and president obama have tried to figure out how to do this is to win the broader ideological struggle. basically, to stop people in the muslim world from wanting to join organizations like al-qaeda, to fi
this to be a great and productive work environment but there are certain things out of our control the dramatically impact jobs in tennessee when i hear all the manufacturers tell us we love being in tennessee and we love the work environment, but if we had this agreement in place, we could produce more jobs. well it's a little frustrating to me as a governor because it is out of my country but it's also critical for me to get involved to land that felice whether it is in washington or anywhere else. but like i said, we've worked hard to set up a work environment in tennessee and we think we have it but there are certain things that are beyond our control at this point. >> im stand everyone on the panel is an enthusiast to this agreement but we want to be clearheaded about some of the competitive costs. if the construction mining business, what do you see as the competitive threat that would come from others that -- imports would be less expensive. what are the competitive to when she would face from the deals coming to be and how had contador you caterpillar can fight them off? >> that is a good q
protecting -- protecting the environment. we look forward to working with our colleagues in the senate and on the other side of the aisle to ensure that all the needs are met and protected. i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker: the gentleman's time is reserved. the gentleman from alaska. mr. young: i yield whatever time he may consume to mr. walden. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. walden: chairman young, thank you for your help on this, chairman hastings as well and mr. grijalva, thank you for your comments. i want to thank representative defazio for his work on this, among many others. as was pointed out in 2012, this bill passed the house unanimously. i'm glad to see this legislation is once again before this chamber. the legislation is a collaborative effort between the city of primeville, the river conservancy and we worked through the confederated tribes among others. i'm grateful for their efforts in creating and moving this legislation forward this bill will create jobs in central oregon, will remove government red tape. this is a photo of bowm
jobs that pay good wages and creating a good environment for investment. we do need to fully fund the select u.s.a. program so that more middle class folks have a chance to earn a decent living. we need to make sure that we are resourcing the efforts to make sure that our workers can earn the skills that they need to compete in the global economy. we've got -- you know, one of the crown jewels of our education system is our community college system. not everybody's going to be training at m.i.t. or stanford. but these community colleges means that we can partner with businesses, help defray some of the training costs, help design with businesses what exactly they're going to need in terms of people getting hired. and we've got the resources to do it, we know how to do it but we're going to make sure congress is supportive of that. we've got to fix a broken immigration system. so that we are welcoming more talent to workers and entrepreneurs from around the world and so if companies are coming here to locate and they've got a key individual that they need to bring over to make sure
a wonderful job in a difficult environment so far and we salute the organizations and the inspectors of many different nationalities who have done that job. >> great, thank you. >> thank you all for being here. i'm sorry missed a portion of the hearing. i had another right around the corner. ambassador, i know you spent some time already talking about the infighting that is currently happening within the rebel group. we had a lot of conversation here about our reauthorization, about the influence of extremist groups within that coalition, some of which as it turns out had come from people that were partially on the payroll of some of those opposition groups. i know you have touched on this a bit, but having just come from a conference in africa in which we were seeing some pretty unbelievable numbers of foreign fighters coming in from europe and some pretty fierce competition amongst rebel groups to recruit those foreign fighters, even more dangerous and extreme then gelato mistrust than jabaat al misra itself, can you talk about the fighters being killed between these extremist forces. we
. the main thrust of the agriculture and our environment was there from the beginning and we came to think of it as industrial agriculture and somehow that is different than what we have been doing for the six or eight or 10,000 years. we are not doing all that much that is different. but the plans that we eat our biological freaks. annual grasses, which are very rare in nature or, nature prefers pringles. they are there for a special purpose to colonize and something to reset the biological clock down to zero. it's and so what we do is mimic that disaster. we create disaster. and that is what allows them to grow. we reduced the biological clock down to zero and it requires energy and fertilizer to sustain that disaster year after year and that is farming. the change really occurred in 19411930, you begin in the united states. there was almost an intensification -- actually it was a serious intensification would have gone on before. but a number of things made it possible. it is called short plants and breeders were able to make wheat and especially rice to grow much shorter so it invests
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have not understood is not an environment profit. it's no way he'll can prove that will define whether you will get economic woes in the future and the story is that to realize this. the backpack so that some uphill battles the dow also some undercurrents click on each instance getting more more into the quarry economics teaching and that gets me quite some time to look for a moment that a report prepared by a false bank appetite which is some sometimes surprising consequences of climate change and this comes from switzerland three hundred thousand acres the tories have long made it to l a treat to see the aaa team in the swiss alps. it seemed to sustain it and reduce the rate in two thousand and four to make out the bbc highest number in the cities to sit and assessed by the us is the time we come here became a lost and found a sunny beautiful and wanted to come again. david vulcan he's also making. he's going up the mountain but for different reasons the scientists has been studying the rapid loss of licence with swans alpine region to treat the npt to refine kids eat use to exchang
as it creates rules that will override domestic laws on the environment, workplace safety, and investment. corporate lobbyists already are lining up in washington to ram the agreement through once the white house hurries it out of the delivery room. how do we know this? because some vigilant independent watchdogs are tracking the negotiations with sources they trust, and two are with me now. yves smith is an expert on investment banking and the founder of aurora advisers, a new york based management consulting firm. she runs the "naked capitalism" blog, a go-to site for information and insight on the business and ethics of finance. dean baker is co-director of the progressive center for economic and policy research in washington, dc. he's been a senior economist at the economic policy institute and a consultant to congress and the world bank. i rarely miss his blog, "beat the press," and i'm a regular reader of his column in the "guardian" newspaper. when i'm saying "directly involved," essentially the industry groups. so it's not as though we've brought the environmentalists there to tal
the head of dow chemical, they are here saying that america is a favorable environment for any foreign inning invest. they are talking about the low interest rates that the u.s. has. the low cost, relative low costs of energy and transportation costs. the one weakness that has been pointed out, is that america needs to do a better job training americans for the jobs that are available. for example, especially in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math. some 600,000 of those jobs available right now, but no one is available to fill them. and so america's school system needs to do a better job getting people ready for the jobs that are out there. >> randall pinkston joining us live from woosh wash. randall, thank you very much. a iraq's prime minister also visited washington asking for help, saying he needs help dealing with the growing insurgency that has killed thousandthousands of iraqis thi. how is he describing little situation in iraq right now? >> reporter: he's making no bones about the fact that the terror has increased the number of deaths has increased dramati
the department for environment in a different offense as the biscuit dough with babies and three the uk is still extremely tired kant's disagree. several have already set and stocking up on a baby's bassinet in order to protect the stop the boys had on teen london's. thus a report coming up here next mrt after a short break. todd eye. i know the room. the office of civil rights in the city of seattle washington has told city employees that certain terms may not be used in official e mails and discussion scoring that goal fox news. these terms the brown bag and citizen ninety percent of americans of the cute expression brown bag think of taking a nice healthy lunch we had on a brown paper bag to work with themselves. let the court considered the land these words are an obvious reminder of the days when a person's skin color was compared to a brown paper bag to determine race off anymore even remotely two listed races and needs to be banned between the giver of a warm blanket because the keys of native americans deceased or blankets to kill them on and the clock to win with beans so exaggerated th
travel qualify. the cuckoo actually get this bike. the department for environment and improve the offense as the biscuit until we get freebies and string the uk is still extremely tired. these disagree. several have already been stocking up for babies. in order to protect passed on. the boys had umpteen london's. hse with the new t mobile fingers to open up now in the meantime as promised. it is max and the skies are born here aye aye aye aye aye. the zz you i him especially his teacher texas has been fired for posing nude in playboy before she became a teacher. to find out about this demand that she be fired because her past is inappropriate and that it was a distraction the class from what is was something she did the past which was legal to use i mean if you pose for playboy who are forbidden to work in the normal world. also as a former teenage boy i can tell you that any young attractive featu will cause a distraction with the boys wanted to fire people from being distracting than one method for every teacher with a handicap or abnormal appearance on the other hand all teachers are s
the question what are common standards when it comes to consumer protection when it comes to environment protection and also when it comes to civil liberties and privacy for example an icing that it's only normal that we asked the us as europeans to also deliver those questions in parenthood to these prayer nova stations in the us as overseas surveillance tactics us and the use of free trade talks. he is proposed to data protection laws. all seemed a previously more unrelated thus the question about personal versus state privacy becomes more relevant and cartilage. all these issues have begun to convert an important questions about the future of privacy are being asked to set her down in court and won the european parliament in stroudsburg the syrian government minister said the foreign fighters to enter the country to conduct or behind the outbreak of polio the destructive rebel controlled north late last month the united nations health agency for ten cases of polio in northeast syria the first confirmed outbreak in the country in fourteen years. the cases consist of babies and toddler
an environment that grows with extremism and hide a link groups are working to exploit the situation for their benefit. -- and al qaeda-linked groups are working to exploit the situation for their benefit. we need to weigh in on behalf of those who promote tolerance and freedom. i take it that you're saying that is by not empowering these folks, you are actually de facto empowering the people who do not promote freedom. here is my question. sooner?'t we do it in foreign policy, doing the right thing is not the only thing. you also have to do the right thing at the right time. why did it take so long to reach this conclusion? and now we find ourselves in a situation where fighting on behalf of those who promote freedom and liberty and tolerance is harder than ever and may be impossible. why did we do this, but sooner? -- why did we not do this, but sooner? >> the syrian opposition from the beginning was atomized. that is how it survived the regime's oppression. there was no national leadership. it is very hard to build up something that itself is still very incoherent. it took a long
polygraph test with two drugs in me, and you won't ever know it. we need to where we environment, lessen the number of people who need clearance, we do a better job of clearing, and we need to create the expectation you are going to be randomly check to see if you deserve that clearance. difficult. are it and holding contractors accountable does not seem to be happening. how do we solve this? are, butout where we how do we solve it? have all these areas, three pages of instruction, five pages of names, 17 pages of employment, 29 pages on relationship, to pages on , a pages on financial records, five pages on association, and re-signature pages. i know you are reforming, but the point is we want to go for the gold. not all of this is checked from a quality assurance check. number three would be can we create a process that gets to the gold and not rely on the form as much as the data that is already out there that the government already holds? 84% of thezed that arele in this country ?ulnerable to top-secret data that puts us at risk. whoever wants to answer my broad commentary or educate
the conflict in syria fostered an environment that fuels the growth of extremism and al qaeda-linked groups exploiting the situation for their benefit. we need to weigh in on behalf of those who promote freedom and tolerance. i take it you say that in the absence of doing that, by not empowering these folks, you are actually de facto empowering the people who do not promote freedom and tolerance. why didn't we do it sooner? in foreign policy, doing the right thing is not the only thing. you have to do the right thing at the right time. why did it take so long to reach this conclusion? now we find ourselves in a situation this thing you talk about doing, weighing in on behalf of those who promote freedom and liberty and tolerance may be impossible. >> senator, syrian opposition itself from the beginning was very atomized. that's how it survived. it didn't have clear leaders. it was a bunch of different neighborhoods. there was no national leadership. it's very hard to build up something that itself is still very incoherent. it took a long time for the opposition coalition to come together. y
, and environment, and more apabilities. it will be even harder for us to fix the problems that they will be causing us. so facing terror, ladies and gentlemen, is not only about ilitary force. of course military force is important. security forces are at the forefront of this battle. the developing of capabilities. destroying all this is necessary, but not enough. we need a sound structure. if there is a division within he socio-political structure, this allows for al qaeda errorist to develop. we are working on containing al -- al qaeda in iraq by enhancing social peace and finding constitutional solutions to our problems. of course we have problems in iraq. it is a new democratic regime. many other democracies way older than ours are still facing problems. these problems are under control through the constitution. we may get angry, but eventually we reach a solution that is constitutional and that is adaptable. this is what you always see. you will hear voices, angry, differences. eventually we reach an agreement. internally, as we are preparing to fight terror at the military level, getting weap
's the point of his old saying. business is business. [laughter] workers have rights. the environment has rights. and he's telling me we have an old saying, business is business cap we have an old saying in america. is this is business except when it isn't. [laughter] it was the best i could do. in -- much.ry much [applause] >> looking at our primetime schedules, starting at 8 p.m. eastern here on c-span, another chance to see michigan senator carl levin discussing afghan policy after his recent trip to that country. on c-span two, more arguments from the d c circuit court of appeals on contraceptive coverage and religious coverage. and on c-span three, the mother of trayvon martin discusses on capitol hill about stand your ground laws. a tough time for an essay, when everyone says what are you doing or why are you doing it? this is what we do, when we get we actually say, it is much more important for this defend this we nation, and take the beatings, then it is to give up the program that would result in this nation being attacked. we would rather be here in front of you today, telling
. the environment has rights. and he's telling me we have an old saying, business is business? >> we have an old saying, business is business, except with business. [laughter] [applause] >> next on c-span. president obama met with iraqi prime minister to talk about the partition between the u.s. and iraq. and later, secretary of state john kerry talks about free trade. on the next washington and nsanal, we will discuss surveillance programs for gathering information within the u.s. and abroad. our guest is author and strategy director michael alan. -- allen. then we will look at the fda's recommendation to tighten rules on painkillers. we are joined by very -- barry meier. washington journal. live on c-span. time for nsatough when everybody says what are you doing or why are you doing it. when we get together, -- will maybe a couple times we whine. but most of the time we say it is more important for this country that we defend this nation and take the beatings that it is to give up a program that would result in this nation being attacked. we would rather be in front of you today telling you wh
we should at this point say more guns in the airport environment, even in the hands of qualified individuals, is precisely what we want to automatically determine to do. jon: tom blank is the former deputy directly of the transportation security administration. thank you for being with us. >> thanks for having me. jenna: a judge is delaying the trial of former egyptian president morsi. he and other former officials are charged with inciting the killing of protestors in egypt. morsi was defiant in court today, interrupting the proceedings telling the judge he can't be on trial because he is egypt's true leader. despite the military coup that overthrew him in july. still a crowd gathering outside the courthouse today showing support for the now deposed president. we have the very latest on all of this. >> you might say deja vu all over again. a deposed egyptian president in court on a sham trial that was postponed for months. in this case, morsi is due in court in january. he had been held since july. we haven't seen him since then. he was taken into court. he looked healthy and he
. the environment has rights. and he's telling me we have an old saying, business is business cap go -- is business? >> we have an old saying, business is business, except with business. [laughter] [applause] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] him him >> a him look now at the live events we will cover this afternoon. a session of the privacy and civil liberties data board. they will deal with the nsa surveillance programs. we showed the morning sessions earlier. you can watch them on c-span video library. we will be live with the afternoon session at 1:00 eastern time. the senate is in at 2:00 eastern live on c-span to continuing debate on work based discrimination bill. also considering to judicial nominations today. live this afternoon, the u.s. news on hospitals and health care. we will hear from former senate republican leader in surgeon will frisk as well as don usha leyla and the head of the cleveland clinic and tax six message -- texas medical center live at 3:00 eastern on c-span three. this evening, a look at the
environment, even though it is great, they just didn't heal as quickly. you get them in the outdoors, breathing fresh air, talking with other veterans, just like jeff said it's nice to have somebody you can relate to. >> the incident in which he was killed, did you know this person he was going out with? did he really know much about the person? >> he certainly did not have the information about this guy. he was given limited information. he should have been given more, in my opinion. but in his eyes, it is somebody from his community. he is not going to question it a whole lot. >> my understanding is that this person has blamed ptsd. does that anger you? >> i wouldn't say it angers me as much -- >> it does me. >> i think it makes me feel very, very protective for people who genuinely have ptsd. because we know a lot of them are wonderful people, serve in justice-related fields. they have huge hearts, so if something dramatic happens, they can recover from it. it doesn't change their character, they carry guns, they love their families. they may be moody. they might lose some sleep.
september 27th. they say given the significant changes and pressure in a healthcare environment which i take to mean obama care that they are no longer going to provide coverage for medicare advantage patients, is that right? >> that's correct. >> how many people does that effect? >> well, the breakdown was 60 patients for the medicare advantage. 800 patients for ghi through emblem and 149 patients through hip. which is also with emblem if all those patients like their insurance and they get to keep the insurance that they like and if you have been their doctor for a number of years. what's the longest have you been doctoring one of these patients? >> i have been in practice 22 years and majority have been more than 10 years, i have seen three or four generations of families a lot of them have been there upwards of 30 years. >> that means that they can keep their health insurance but they can't keep their doctors because you are being thrown out of the network and not specifically not because of your medical care. apparently they like your medical care the insurance companies. it's for some
of the foreign service with an impeccable reputation. logan: and in that environment you were asking for more security assets and you were not getting them? >> hicks: that's right. >> logan: did you fight that? >> hicks: i was in the process of trying to frame a third request, but it was not allowed to go forward. >> logan: so why didn't you get the help that you needed and that you asked for? >> hicks: i really, really don't know. i, in fact, would like to know that... the answer to that question. >> logan: in the months prior to the attack, ambassador stevens approved a series of detailed cables to washington, specifically mentioning, among other things, "the al qaeda flag has been spotted several times flying over government buildings." when the attack began on the evening of september 11, ambassador stevens immediately called greg hicks, who was back in tripoli. >> hicks: ambassador said that the consulate's under attack. and then the line cut. >> logan: do you remember the sound of his voice? >> hicks: oh yeah, it's indelibly imprinted on my mind. >> logan: how did he sound? >> hicks: he
the fact is, we need to create an environment where, numberou one, we lessen the numr of people that need a clearance. we do a whole lot better clearing. we need tohe create a expectatin that is you will be randomly checked to see if in fact you still deserve to have that clearance. that is the system. the details are difficult, i'm not saying it's not difficult but how we do it and how much it costs and holding contractors accountable for doing the very job we're paying them to do doesn't seem to be happening. and my question, i would just like a response from you all. how do we solve this? you all laid out where we are but how do we rollsolve it? you know, we have all these areas, the form, this form, three pages of instructions. seven pages where you live. five-pages name. seven pages unemployment. 29 pages on relationship. 21 pages of foreign activity. two pages on emotional health. seven pages on police records. 11 pages on drug and alcohol. eight pageshi on financial records. five-pages on association and three signature pages. i know you're reforming the form but the point is, is w
nomination for governor worth in 2014. what's the political environment? if the previous caller is right from florida, the affordable care act, obama care is the dominant theme, it's negative, then that would argue pretty strongly scott would get re-elected in all of the things being equal. if not, it might go to the other direction. host: let's turn to new jersey. the race wednesday with chris cristi seeking re-election. here's one of the latest ads by the christie campaign. >> i've been doing it 23 years never seen a governor up here before. >> he cares. he's not just going to do what he thinks people want to hear. >> the governor was doing what he thought needed to be done. e will doesn't take crap from no one. this is jersey, that's what we need. we were devastated. i don't think any other governor would have been able to do the job he's done. governor christie has our support. host: the question is not whether he's going to win but what percentage and who votes for him among the so-called reagan democrats or blue collar democrats. guest: i think he'll win by a big margin. i wouldn't pick
of the threat -- of the past and simultaneously crating an environment of economic growth, stability within the marketplace. applaud them for their inclusiveness during the revelatory making process and understand the importance of coronations and -- of coronation input and industry professionals. pleasureves me great to look on our first honored guest. designatedbama edward demarco the director of the federal housing act agency. previously, mr. demarco served as a chief operating officer and see peter -- and senior deputy director cents tossed in section. director indippy fhfa. finally, during the past four mba in its members have are yed our "operative -- open and collaborative relationship can please welcome ed demarco. ♪ morning, everyone. thank you for inviting me to speak this morning. i would like to start by congratulating the mortgage bankers association on this hundredth annual convention. that is quite a history that traces from a much different and limited housing system to one that creates our greater access to credit but that is recovering from a nationwide trauma in housing
a thousand locations, and they'll provide the same benefit to the environment as over 60,000 trees. that's a trend we can all get behind. >>> dick cheney seems to be everywhere these days. he's selling a book, he's hyping his daughter's senate race, and of course he's trotting out his same old talking points about the invasion of iraq. >> my concern was then and it remains today that the biggest threat we face is the possibility of terrorist groups like al qaeda equipped with weapons of mass destruction with nukes, bugs, or gas. that was the threat after 9/11. and when we took down saddam hussein, we eliminated iraq. >> that was last night. he's talking like he found weapons of mass destruction. like saddam actually had something to do with 9/11. it's exactly what he was saying ten years ago. in the days just before the invasion. >> we also have to address the question of where might these terrorists acquire weapons of mass destruction. and saddam hussein becomes a prime suspect in that regard. >> dick cheney has learned nothing despite all the lives lost and the money spent. today marks
would argue probably the internet and this business environment demands that. >> rose: could be competitive, you have to do that. >> that's right. we've seen so many of amazon's fellow first generation internet companies that didn't have that same outlook. aol, yahoo, e-bay for that march. they didn't quite have the drive and the pursuit of excellence that jeff does and they've all stumbled in various ways. >> rose: you also written about jeff's personal life. you found his birth father. how did you do that? >> first i'll just say you know as i started this project, it was kind of gap in the bezos story. i mean we know a lot about his early years, including a lot about his real father, his adopted father, mike bezos who is, has an incredible story, came from cuba, became a successful executive at exxon, invested early on in amazon. but i did wonder about you know his biological father who left his life when he was three. and jeff has said he never met the man, never had a relationship with him. i knew his name so i just went looking for him. one of the interesting thing i fo
of barriers you can then start to create a positive environment and people are going to go out and start buying. when you reduce the interest rates which we have right now you will have a lot of financing. additionally you see a lot of people have more money in their pockets. the stock market has risen and people have more money and they have waited to buy. they are out there buying right now. this is a great time to be a car dealer. >> it is the end of the year and your paychecks are fatter and more money to spend on perhaps a new, shiny car. >> that's something people forget. people contribute to their 40 1k plan throughout the year, which they should. if they max out on their contributions for the year, when that happens they will have a little more money in the paycheck. people are feeling better around the holiday season and start looking and see low interest rates. lower interest rates for financing. they are seeing demand and want to see the new models and go out and buy them. this again is a great time for that. unfortunately we have a lot of barriers in the rest of the economy.
office because of various fears regarding partisan political environment, funding, a host of issues. are you more confident the system they have in place now, the folks they are bringing in, the outside consultants are going to have an easier, less thorny time unraveling problems with this website they would have had six months ago? it seems the climate around the aca was no less heated than it was preelection. >> there's no question they obviously have a better management in place, property back jeffrey zients, former director, quite capable, president is involved, getting nightly briefings on it. there's no question they have a more concerted focus and better management structure for getting this done. whether they will actually fix the website by the end of november remains to be seen because it is such a formidable task. that still remain to be seen. >> it is an exhaustive and thorough piece. thank you so much for report, "washington post." that you for your time. >> thank you. >> after the break, debate over the farm bill focused on how much to slash food stamps. lawmakers also
of playing and a lot of patience, we got them used to the environment and built simulators and practiced and practiced. >> quick question, who let the dogs out? is my first question. >> clever. >> he makes jokes. i always wanted to know -- second question. you don't have to answer that. >> oh, good. >> my second is more serious, you document how there's an emotional response from dogs when they see certain humans they recognize. is there any link there to why we as human beings feel so close to dogs? >> well, that's a great question. i've been studying humans for a very long time. there are certain parts of the brain that humans respond to when we interact with each other. so really the reason we're doing this is to try to figure out if dog's brains respond like humans in similar really do. growing up, my dog always knew when i was sick. it was fascinating. but here in new york city, i cannot tell you how often i'm on a run or even at a restaurant and dogs are treated like human beings, whether they're being strolled around in a stroller, whether they're being fed caviar or they're dres
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